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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2928

Multiple buffer overflows in the adminutil library in CGI applications in Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 before SP7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Accept-Language HTTP header.
Publish Date : 2008-08-29 Last Update Date : 2009-03-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
8.3
AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2007-12-06 2007-12-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Running Netscape / Red Hat Directory Server, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS) or Remote Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5865 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2928

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Directory Server 6

- References For CVE-2008-2928

http://secunia.com/advisories/31702
SECUNIA 31702
http://secunia.com/advisories/31777
SECUNIA 31777
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020771
SECTRACK 1020771
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2480
VUPEN ADV-2008-2480
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/dir-server/release-notes/7.1SP7/index.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44738
XF rhds-acceptlanguage-bo(44738)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=453916 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00218.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7642
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00449.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7339
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30869
BID 30869 Red Hat Directory Server Accept Language HTTP Headers Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-10
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0596.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0596
http://secunia.com/advisories/31565
SECUNIA 31565
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01532861
HP HPSBUX02354

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2928

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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